Facebook for iPhone Updated to Version 3.3.1

Yesterday we saw Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speak at the social networking site’s special mobile event. One of the few items of note to come out of the get-together was the announcement of an impending update to bring the Facebook iPhone app up to version 3.3. Sure enough, minutes later the update was live. Ish. I say ‘ish’ as the … Read More

Oliver HaslamFacebook for iPhone Updated to Version 3.3.1

Apple Patents Real World Multi-player Gaming [Laser Tag]

Apple Patent Muti-Player Real World Games

We see a lot of Patents filed by a lot of companies, especially Apple. And many of these never see the light of day. But this one has so much potential, and sounds so much fun I find myself both hoping it does come to fruition, and wondering what exactly it is that I hope to get to play! My … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Patents Real World Multi-player Gaming [Laser Tag]

Analysts : Apple (AAPL) Could Sell 100M iPhones and 48M iPads Next Year

AAPL is on the upward move again it is currently nudging gently at the $310 per share barrier. And it’s probably off the back of very positive predictions from market analysts Wedge Partners, who have had mixed results with predictions in the past. If these predictions come true then Apple’s sales will increase 100 percent year over year in 2011 … Read More

Stephen NorthcottAnalysts : Apple (AAPL) Could Sell 100M iPhones and 48M iPads Next Year

MultiPong for iPad The Perfect Pong Game especially for Parties

MultiPong for iPad Review_1

MultiPong for iPad Rating: I was introduced to gaming many, many years ago with a Binatone TV Gaming system that allowed my brothers and I to fight over a handful of pixels on the TV screen instead of over Subbuteo, draughts or who gets to eat the last Jammy Dodger. Where Pong of the 80’s was a simple 2 tone game … Read More

Craig WillisMultiPong for iPad The Perfect Pong Game especially for Parties

Apple Releases iOS 4.2 Gold Master To Developers

Apple has sent out an email to all registered iOS developers asking them to download iOS 4.2 Gold Master from the Apple Developer Center, test and submit apps from today that will take advantage of its swanky new features. Apple has already told us that iOS 4.2 will ship for the iPhone 4, iPod Touch and iPad in November. And the … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Releases iOS 4.2 Gold Master To Developers

Apple’s iPhone Tops in Shipments, But Android Holds 44% of Smartphone Market

Despite stealing the title for best-selling smartphone in the third quarter of 2010, Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone only holds 26.2% of the market, whereas devices running Google’s Android software hold a commanding 44%. New data released by Canalys today shows that Apple took the top spot as best-selling smartphone vendor in the U.S., narrowly beating RIM’s 24.2%. Apple achieved the greatest shipments … Read More

Killian BellApple’s iPhone Tops in Shipments, But Android Holds 44% of Smartphone Market

Dreaded iOS DayLight Saving Bug Hits Europe

Depending on the part of the world you live in your clocks may or may not change at certain times of the year to reflect the movement in daylight hours at key points in the season. Many countries are debating if this system is still really required in todays culture. But have a heart for school kids who would have … Read More

Stephen NorthcottDreaded iOS DayLight Saving Bug Hits Europe

Convert Adobe Flash File to HTML5 [Sneak Peek]

It’s no secret that Steve Jobs is on a personal mission to rid the world of Adobe’s Flash and has gone so far as to not support the software language at all on Apple’s iOS devices. With that in mind it’s interesting to read that Adobe’s John Nack is drawing attention to a demo from Adobe’s MAX 2010 conference of a … Read More

Oliver HaslamConvert Adobe Flash File to HTML5 [Sneak Peek]

iPad Update Coming Before Christmas?

iPad Update Coming Before Christmas

Are we going to see an iPad bump before Christmas? I think so. You can call it an iPad 1.5 if you like. As the real iPad 2 will come later in 2011. Here is why I think this is so… iOS “unification” is set to happen in November. What that means is that all of our iOS Devices will … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPad Update Coming Before Christmas?

VMWare Remote Desktop Demo for iPad

VMWare, who compete with Parallels in the Virtual Machine marketplace, and produce software which allows you to run Windows, Linux and other operating systems as virtual machines inside various flavors of other desktop OS, have demoed an early Alpha version of their Remote Desktop app for the iPad. Parallels already have an iPad Remote Desktop app. VMWare’s competing piece of … Read More

Stephen NorthcottVMWare Remote Desktop Demo for iPad

Sprint CEO Says Wi-Fi iPad Has Boosted Sprint’s Wireless Hotspot Sales

Although the iPad isn’t available directly through Sprint for use on its network, Sprint’s CEO has revealed that sales of the carrier’s Overdrive MiFi wireless hotspot have increased as a result of Apple’s Wi-Fi-only tablet devices. Dan Hesse, chief executive of Sprint, said in an interview with GigaOm that since the iPad launched earlier this year, the company has seen … Read More

Killian BellSprint CEO Says Wi-Fi iPad Has Boosted Sprint’s Wireless Hotspot Sales

Apple (AAPL) Counter-Sues Motorola Over Multi-Touch

Motorola and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have been in discussion for some time about mutual licensing agreements intended to prevent potential patent lawsuits between the two companies over mobile technology IP. Unfortunately sometime this month those informal chats broke down, and in a “preemptive” defensive move (if there is such a thing) Motorola filed suit against Apple to protect itself from being hit … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) Counter-Sues Motorola Over Multi-Touch

Microsoft (MSFT) Office Coming to the iPad?

Raven Zachary apparently tweeted today that Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) had an iPad “Group” of some sort. This was based on a conversation overheard between two Microsoft employees in a coffee shop! There is some speculation that this tweet is proof that Microsoft is working on Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad competitor. And the iPad “Group” is to make strategies for that product, based on iPad … Read More

Stephen NorthcottMicrosoft (MSFT) Office Coming to the iPad?

Apple Tops Microsoft in Third Quarter Revenue

Apple (AAPL) earned more revenue in the most recent quarter than its arch-enemy Microsoft. The numbers involved are equally interesting (and mind-blowing!). Apple’s revenue hit a staggering $20b compared to Microsoft’s none-too-shabby $16b. Once you’ve got your head around the shear size of those numbers, remember that means Apple’s revenue is a massive $4b more than that of MS. That’s money … Read More

Oliver HaslamApple Tops Microsoft in Third Quarter Revenue

Apple (AAPL) passes RIM to become Fourth-Largest Mobile Phone Vendor

Apple’s (AAPL) bumper iPhone sales have propelled the computer giant to fourth spot in a list of the world’s largest mobile phone sellers in quarter 3 of 2010 according to a new report from IDC. With just Nokia, Samsung and LG further up the rankings, Apple has now ousted RIM from fourth place, with the Canadian business phone specialist slipping to … Read More

Oliver HaslamApple (AAPL) passes RIM to become Fourth-Largest Mobile Phone Vendor